About

Utah’s Sentencing Commission consists of twenty-seven statutorily delegated and appointed members representing all facets of the criminal justice system including judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, legislators, victim representatives, law enforcement, treatment specialists, ethnic minorities, corrections, parole authorities, juvenile justice representatives, citizen representatives, and others.

MEET THE commission

Tom Ross

Director, CCJJ

 

Carrie Cochran

Board of Pardons & Parole

Rep. Marsha Judkins

House of Representatives

 

Rep. Andrew Stoddard

House of Representatives

 

Sen. Gene Davis

State Senate

 

Sen. Daniel Thatcher

State Senate

 

John Kwarm

Equity and Inclusion Representative

 

MayKela Cox

Citizen Representative

 

Brian Nielson

Director, Department of Corrections

 

Brett Peterson

Director, Juvenile Justice Services

 

Rick Westmoreland

Youth Parole Authority

 

Judge Diana Hagen

Utah Court of Appeals

 

Judge Camille Neider

District Court Judge

 

Judge Vernice Trease

District Court Judge

Judge Brody L. Keisel

Juvenile Court Judge

 

Judge Sharon Sipes

Juvenile Court Judge

 

Sheriff Michael Smith

Utah Sheriffs Association

 

Chief Craig Black

Utah Chiefs of Police Association

Richard Mauro

Director

Salt Lake Legal Defenders

 

Craig Barlow

Assistant Attorney General

Utah Attorney General’s Office

Ryan Robinson

Prosecutor

Statewide Association of Prosecutors

 

Patricia Cassell

Juvenile Prosecutor

Statewide Association of Prosecutors

 

Edward Brass

Defense Attorney

Utah  State Bar

 

Pam Vickrey, chair

Juvenile Defense Attorney

Utah State Bar

 

 

Wendy Davis-Cox

Adult Treatment

 

Christina Zidow, LCSW

Juvenile Treatment

Lillian Olvera-Arbon

Victim Representative